ML--Yemen Headlines

  • The House Finally Acts on Yemen

    The Senate should quickly follow suit and end United States complicity in the humanitarian horrors there.

    www.nytimes.com
  • Democrats Cave on War Powers and Yemen

    Despite controlling the House, Democrats couldn't avoid watering down the war powers resolution.

    pastemagazine.com
  • Why can't we talk about the UK sending arms to Yemen?

    A Commons committee is scrutinising UK arms export controls – yet the Yemen conflict isn’t even on the agenda Seated in front of a tapestry embroidered with words from the lexicon of “British values” – freedom, equality, tolerance, liberty – ten MPs spent an hour last week taking evidence from NGOs on an issue that calls these values into question: UK arms export policy. This is the Parliamentary committees on arms export controls (CAEC) in action: a body responsible for scrutinising government...

    the Guardian
  • Yemen's warring parties agree on initial redeployment

    Yemeni government and Houthi representatives have reached an agreement on the first phase of their redeployment of forces under a U.N.-sponsored deal for the warring armies to leave the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah, the United Nations said on Sunday.

    IN
  • Yemen and Houthi rebels agree to withdrawal deal

    UN hails pullback from Hodeida as vital progress in ending four-year-long war Yemen’s government and Houthi rebels have agreed on the first phase of a withdrawal from the key city of Hodeida, in a deal the UN described as important progress. The redeployment from Hodeida is a critical part of a ceasefire agreed in Sweden in December that calls on the government and Houthis to move forces away from ports. Continue reading

    the Guardian
  • Walter Jones Made the Yemen Vote Happen

    This victory reflects how many hearts and minds have been influenced by the late Congressman's tireless efforts.

    The American Conservative
  • Will Yemen Be Trump’s First Veto?

    Curt Mills Security, Middle East A repudiation of the U.S. effort in Yemen passed the House Wednesday, and is expected to pass the Senate. On Wednesday, the House of Representatives issued a stinging rebuke of the White House’s holding pattern in support of the Saudi coalition in Yemen. The vote was the culmination of multiple years of efforts by realists on Capitol Hill and their allies. House Joint Resolution 37 demands the removal U.S. Armed Forces from hostilities in or affecting Yemen...

    The National Interest
  • House passes anti-Yemen war resolution

    The House adopted a resolution Wednesday calling for the end of any US military support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen, which was deemed the world's worst humanitarian crisis last year by the United Nations. The measure passed 248-177, with one voting present. The resolution directs the President to remove any US armed forces that are affecting the war with Yemen, with the exception of forces fighting Al Qaeda on the Arabian Peninsula, in less than 30 days after the resolution is enacted It's...

    WPLG
  • Bathhouse in war-hit Yemen offers relaxation

    Yemenis go to the Fakhama Bathhouse in the capital Sanaa to relax with steam, scrubs and massages.

    U.S.
  • Antiwar Yemen Resolution Is Expected to Pass Today

    The passage of the resolutions in the House and the Senate is only the beginning of an overdue effort to pressure the Saudi coalition to end their war.

    The American Conservative
  • Crowd cheers as two pedophiles are executed in Yemen

    Chilling photographs captured the moment two pedophiles were executed in front of a large crowd in Yemen’s port city of Aden for raping and murdering a 12-year-old boy. Wadah Refat, 28, and Mohamed Khaled, 31, were convicted by a court of abducting Mohamed Saad, dragging him into one of their homes and sexually assaulting him

    New York Post
  • UAE arming Yemen militias with Western weapons

    Amnesty International accuses the UAE of supplying weapons to groups in Yemen accused of war crimes.

    BBC News
  • End US support for the Saudi coalition in Yemen

    U.S. support for the Saudi coalition fighting in Yemen has long been a deadly headache for Washington, rife with U.S.-backed airstrikes targeting civilians and a spiraling crisis of starvation. And as a CNN report published Monday makes clear, U.S. weapons sold to allies have now ended up in the hands of al Qaeda and Iranian-backed militants.

    Washington Examiner
  • Pope calls for Yemen relief as he heads to UAE

    Pope Francis made an urgent appeal for an end to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen on Sunday as he embarked on the first-ever papal trip to the Arabian Peninsula.

    CNBC
  • Pope calls for Yemen relief as he heads to UAE

    Pope Francis made an urgent appeal for an end to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen on Sunday as he embarked on the first-ever papal trip to the Arabian Peninsula, where

    thenewstribune
  • Pope calls for Yemen relief as he heads to UAE

    Pope Francis is seeking to turn a page in Christian-Muslim relations while also ministering to a unique, thriving island of Catholicism as he embarks on the first-ever papal trip to the Arabian Peninsula, the birthplace of Islam.

    www.abc6.com
  • Jordan to host talks between Yemen's warring parties

    A spokesman for Jordan's Foreign Ministry says the country will host a round of U.N.-backed talks between the internationally recognized government of Yemen and the Shiite Houthi rebels, about a prisoner swap deal next week. Sufian Al-Qudah said Saturday that Jordan agreed to host the

    ABC News
  • The story of a US raid on al-Qaeda in Yemen

    The BBC has gained rare access to Athlan village, the site of a major US attack on al-Qaeda in Yemen.

    www.bbc.co.uk
  • Yemen ceasefire is holding, says UN envoy

    Martin Griffiths says Saudi Arabia remains intent on reaching deal to end civil war Yemen’s fragile ceasefire is holding and Saudi Arabia remains intent on reaching a negotiated end to the four-year-old civil war, Martin Griffiths, the UN special envoy for the country, has said. Admitting the state of the ceasefire looked dire from the outside, he nevertheless said the key metric for the UN was the absence of offensive military operations to take territory and the end of Saudi airstrikes in the...

    the Guardian
  • UN hoping for immediate pullout of forces from Yemen ports

    The United Nations says it hopes Yemen's warring parties will immediately carry out an agreement to pull their forces out of the key port of Hodeida and 2 smaller ports as well as a U.N. facility holding enough grain to feed 3.7 million people for a month

    ABC News
  • UN hoping for immediate pullout of forces from Yemen ports

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says it hopes Yemen’s warring parties will immediately carry out an agreement to pull their forces out of the key port of Hodeida and two smaller ports, as

    WTOP
  • Walter Jones and the Vote to End US War on Yemen

    Ending senseless US wars is an idea whose time has come.

    www.infowars.com
  • UN hoping for immediate pullout of forces from Yemen ports

    The United Nations says it hopes Yemen’s warring parties will immediately carry out an agreement to pull their forces out of the key port of Hodeida and 2 smaller ports as well as a U.N. facility holding enough grain to feed 3.7 million people for a month

    www.washingtonpost.com
  • UN hoping for immediate pullout of forces from Yemen ports

    The United Nations says it hopes Yemen's warring parties will immediately carry out an agreement to pull their forces out of the key port of Hodeida and 2 smaller ports as well as a U.N. facility holding enough grain to feed 3.7 million people for a month.

    thenewstribune